How Sweden’s new military strategy affects life in the Gothenburg archipelago
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How Sweden’s new military strategy affects life in the Gothenburg archipelago

The Swedish armed forces have been ramping up their military exercises in recent years to face a "deteriorated" security situation. But residents in the west coast archipelago say the growing presence of troops in the islands makes their home feel almost like a "war zone".

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Swedish Defence Minister criticises Russian counterpart for spreading false information

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Sweden moves to buy US missile defence system in multi-billion kronor deal

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Sweden, US and Finland agree to work more closely together on defence

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No-confidence motion against Sweden’s Defence Minister collapses as two opposition parties back out

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US Defence Secretary Mattis warned Sweden not to sign anti-nuclear weapons treaty: report

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Opposition pushes ahead with no-confidence motion against defence minister

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Swedish defence minister on bomb hoax plane: report

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Swedes to get alerts on foreign intrusions

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Sweden eyes closer defence ties with Nato

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